Global Studies Associate

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00034935
  • Consultant: Russell Oakley
  • Contact: 01246 45 77 33
  • Date Published: 26.01.2016
  • Closed Date: 12.05.2016
  • Sector:
  • Location: Hertfordshire,
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Russell Oakley at CK Clinical is recruiting for a Global Study Associate to join a company in the Pharmaceutical industry at their site based in the Hertfordshire area on a contract basis.

The main purpose of the role will be to

  • Provide operational support to multiple global study management teams
  • Be responsible for reviewing and maintaining accurate study level progress information and the efficient use of systems, tools and reports
  • Coordinate activities to ensure CRO and vendor delivery against the contracted scope of work
  • Identify and contribute to areas of best practice and process improvements
  • Contribute to functional excellence activities

Further responsibilities will include:

  • Developing and maintaining effective working relationships with members of the SMT involved in running clinical studies such as GSMs, GSLs, affiliate team members, CRO partners and vendors.
  • Assisting the GSM with effective communication and information sharing within the SMT and with external partners.
  • Contributing to the development, set up and maintenance of study specific tools.
  • Reviewing standard study related reports and liaising with accountable study members to address any inconsistencies and missing information, as appropriate.
  • Ensuring any data compliance or quality issues are escalated through the correct pathway.
  • Providing the SMT with guidance and know how to support the effective use of system functionality and reporting to ensure consistency across SMTs.
  • Responsibility for communication between the study team and vendor for defined tasks and tracking information.
  • Trouble shooting issues ensuring vendor and CROs are working according to the contracted Scope of Work. Escalating to the study team as appropriate.
  • Ensuring essential study information is tracked.
  • Proactively incorporating learning's and recommendations from other study debriefs and best practices.
  • Promoting standardisation and foster improvements in efficiency in Study Management practices and processing ensuring consistent delivery across studies.
  • Participating in Product Development Operations initiatives and programmes.

In order to be considered for this role, you will be required to have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree with experience in a clinical research or health care related industry, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Life sciences degree or nursing equivalent is preferred.
  • Knowledge of ICH/GCP
  • Experience of working as part of a large team with a proven ability to make an active contribution to the team's performance and team working.
  • Proven effectiveness with written and verbal communication skills.- Proficient computer skills across multiple applications
  • Prioritises and multitasks to ensure that tasks are completed on time
  • Self-motivated and displays initiative (resourceful) - for instance to move actions forward without the need for continual supervision.

For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Russell Oakely on 01246 457733 or by email on Alternatively, please click on the link below to apply online now.

CK Clinical is an Equal Opportunities employer who welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference CL34935 in all correspondence.

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